So those of you lucky enough to have a place at McClelland’s Beach, remember, it’s a “cottage”, not a “cabin”. Whether you moved here 60 years ago or yesterday, you’ll enjoy these tips.
“Unique to the Iowa Great Lakes is the use of the word “cottage” to describe your dwelling on the lake. “Cabins” can be found in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Colorado but you own a “cottage” at the Iowa Great Lakes.”
— Aubrey LaFoy, Dickinson County News
Read the rest of the article on what real Iowa Great Lakeians do.